Pray Aloud

When I first became a Christian, I didn’t like people praying out loud. Of course, I accepted that pastors often needed to lead people in prayer for church services.  And, that someone needed to say “Grace” before meals. The problem I had (even occasionally during those times) was it seemed like the person praying often […]

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Why Not Sin

Some of the most powerful words in the Bible are: Therefore, there is now no condemnation of wrong, for those who are in Christ Jesus, for the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has freed me from the law of sin and death. (Romans 8: 1, 2) As I said in my […]

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OMG

  This Blog is a little crusty, so read it at your own risk. The third Commandment: You shall not take the name of the Lord in vain; for the Lord will not hold him guiltless who takes His name in falsehood or without purpose. Deuteronomy 5:11 So what does “in vain” mean? The Hebrew […]

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Glorified Bodies

“In a moment, in the twinkling of eye, at the last trumpet call, for a trumpet will sound, the dead in Christ will be raised imperishable and we shall be changed , for this perishable must put on the imperishable and this mortal part of us must put on immortality”. (1 Corinthians 15: 52, 53) […]

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Jewish Messiah

  A central part of Jewish faith is the belief that a Messiah will come, be a reigning king, win battles for the Jewish people, and create peace for the entire world. It is interesting the Christian Bible proves they are right. After that I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse appeared! The […]

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The Four Gospel Accounts of Christ’s Resurrection Part 1

  With Easter coming early this year, revisiting the four Gospel accounts of Jesus’ resurrection now is imperative.   Some people believe the four versions are “hopelessly contradictory”. Others believe they were written by four different men describing the same event from four different viewpoints.  They claim the differences underscore the truth of the story.  […]

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Personal Mission Statement

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People is a book authored by Stephen Covey which I found to be a life changer. Habit 2 in the book is to create a personal mission statement. A personal mission statement is like “muscle memory” for the mind. A carefully thought out one keeps a person on track […]

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